54th Guiness Book World Records: Pingping, World’s Smallet Man and Svetlana Pankratova, Woman with Longest Legs

UPDATE: Pingping, the world’s shortest man, who was 2 feet, 5.37 inches (74.6 centimeters) tall, has died of a heart condition in a hospital in Italy. He was taken to a hospital March 3 after he felt chest pains while rehearsing the Italian program “The Record Show.” He was in the intensive care unit at the time of his death.

Pingping, 20, from Inner Mongolia stands 2 feet 4.74 inches tall (73 cm), poses with Svetlana Pankratova, 36, from Russia who has 52-inch long legs (132 cm) and is 6′ 5″ (196 cm) tall.

The world’s smallest man and the world’s woman with the longest legs posted for cameras for the release of the Guinness Book of World Records Wednesday at Trafalgar Square in London.

Original video posted with this article (made private on YouTube).